Mathemalchemy: a mathematical and artistic adventure 
This lecture is a visual treat as Ingrid Daubechies celebrates the joy, creativity and beauty of mathematics. 
Ingrid Daubechies 
19 July, 2021 

I is a Strange Loop  written and performed by Marcus du Sautoy and Victoria Gould 
From the creative ensemble behind Complicité’s sensational A Disappearing Number, this twohander unfolds to reveal an intriguing take on mortality, consciousness and artificial life. 
Marcus du Sautoy, Victoria Gould, Simon McBurney 
19 July, 2021 

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture. Jon Keating: From one extreme to another: the statistics of extreme events 
Oxford University's Sedleian Professorship of Natural Philosophy is 400 years old in 2021. 
Jon Keating 
28 April, 2021 

Spacetime Singularities  Roger Penrose, Dennis Lehmkuhl and Melvyn Bragg 
We are on board the Oxford Mathematics Space Probe for this Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture as we explore Black Holes with a Nobel Laureate, a Professor of the History and Philosophy of Physics & a broadcasting legend. 
Roger Penrose, Melvyn Bragg, Dennis Lehmkuhl 
28 April, 2021 

Ideas for a Complex World  Anna Seigal 
Science and maths are full of smart tools for explaining the world around us. Those tools can feel far removed from the way the rest of us understand that world. Can we reconcile the two approaches? Oxford Mathematician Anna Seigal provides some answers. 
Anna Seigal 
7 December, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture: Henry Segerman  Artistic Mathematics: truth and beauty 
Mathematicians get up to all sorts. Geometers and Topologists in particular occupy a world of inconceivable shapes, concepts and dimensions. But how do you visualise such ideas? Sure, there's computer graphics, but what about over here, in the real world? 
Henry Segerman 
2 November, 2020 

Mathematics Public Lecture: How Learning Ten Equations Can Improve Your Life  David Sumpter 
Mathematics has a lot going for it, but David Sumpter argues that it can not only provide you with endless YouTube recommendations, and even make you rich, but it can make you a better person. 
David Sumpter 
2 November, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: How to Make the World Add Up  Tim Harford 
You have to sympathise with statistics. Misunderstood and misused when all they want to do is accumulate. What they need is a little human understanding. Tim Harford's Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture does just that. 
Tim Harford 
2 November, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture: Can maths tell us how to win at Fantasy Football?  Joshua Bull 
Oxford Mathematician Josh Bull won the 20192020 Premier League Fantasy Football competition from nearly 8 million entrants. So how did he do it? Did he by any chance use mathematics? 
Joshua Bull 
2 November, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture: Squirrels, Turing and Excitability  Mathematical Modelling in Biology, Ecology and Medicine 
The Grey Squirrel invasion explaining tumour cell proliferation? Alan Turing explaining football shirt patterns? The close relationship between slugs and the human heart? What is the common link? Mathematics of course. And Philip Maini. 
Philip Maini 
8 June, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics 2nd Year Student Lecture  Number Theory: Primitive Roots 
In this, the second online lecture we are making widely available, Ben Green introduces and delivers a short lecture on Primitive Roots, part of the Number Theory Lecture course for Second Year Undergraduates. 
Ben Green 
27 May, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics 2nd Year Student Lecture  Graph Theory: Shortest Paths 
Oxford has gone online for lockdown. So how do our student lectures look? Let Marc Lackenby show you as he looks at paths between vertices in a graph with a view to finding the shortest route between any two vertices. Works for your Satnav for example. 
Marc Lackenby 
27 May, 2020 

Smartphones v COVID 19 
Smartphones will help save lives. Smartphones' value is exaggerated. What is the reality? And, as ever, what is the Maths behind it all? Leading Network Scientist Renaud Lambiotte downloads the facts in this Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture. 
Renaud Lambiotte 
19 May, 2020 

How do mathematicians model infectious disease outbreaks? 
Models. They are dominating our Lockdown lives. But what is a mathematical model? We hear a lot about the end result, but how is it put together? What are the assumptions? And how accurate can they be? 
Robin Thompson 
15 April, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics 2nd Year Student Lecture  Differential Equations 2 
Oxford Mathematician Peter Howell starts the second part of the 2nd year Differential Equations course which focuses on boundary problems. 
Peter Howell 
9 April, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture: Alan Champneys  Why pedestrian bridges wobble: Synchronisation and the wisdom of the crowd 
So much noise, so many opinions. Perhaps time for Occam's Razor to start its scientific shaving? 
Alan Champneys 
31 March, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics 3rd Year Student Lecture  Mathematical Models of Financial Derivatives 
Our latest student lecture features the first lecture in the third year course on Mathematical Models of Financial Derivatives from Sam Cohen where we hear that the role of derivatives is not to make money but to avoid being exploited. 
Sam Cohen 
2 March, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics 1st Year Student Lecture  Linear Algebra II 
Our latest student lecture features the first lecture in the second term introductory course on Linear Algebra from leading Oxford Mathematician James Maynard. 
James Maynard 
2 March, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture: Ian Griffiths  Cheerios, iPhones and Dysons: going backwards in time with fluid mechanics 
How do you make a starshaped Cheerio? How do they make the glass on your smartphone screen so flat? And how can you make a vacuum filter that removes the most dust before it blocks? 
Ian Griffiths 
26 February, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures  Carlo Rovelli  Spin networks: the quantum structure of spacetime from Penrose's intuition to Loop Quantum Gravity 
Carlo Rovelli delivers The Roger Penrose Lecture on the Quantum structure of Spacetime. 
Carlo Rovelli 
16 January, 2020 

Oxford Mathematics Christmas Public Lecture: Chris Budd  Why does Rudolf have a shiny nose? 
From the unfairness of voting on TV shows to how Santa gets down so many narrow chimneys. Chris Budd take a mathematical look at the traditions of Christmas. 
Chris Budd 
19 December, 2019 

Jon Chapman  Waves and resonance: from musical instruments to vacuum cleaners, via metamaterials and invisibility cloaks 
Via guitars, clarinets and a musical saw to the noise reduction in a vaccum cleaner, Jon Chapman explains the role of waves in the sounds we hear and don't hear. 
Jon Chapman 
2 December, 2019 

Oxford Mathematics 2nd Year Student Lecture  Quantum Theory 
Our latest student lecture is the first in the Quantum Theory course for second year students. Fernando Alday reflects on the breakdown of the deterministic world and describes some of the experiments that defined the new Quantum Reality. 
Fernando Alday 
2 December, 2019 

Oxford Mathematics London Public Lecture: Timothy Gowers  Productive generalization: one reason we will never run out of interesting mathematical questions 
In our Oxford Mathematics London Public Lecture Tim Gowers uses the principle of generalization to show how mathematics progresses in its relentless pursuit of problems. 
Tim Gowers, Hannah Fry 
27 November, 2019 

Oxford Mathematics Newcastle Public Lecture: Vicky Neale  in Maths 
Mathematics has no place for emotion, its practitioners are positively unemotional. True? Well, no. In fact 10 out of 10 untrue. Mathematics and mathematicians are also on the emotional rollercoaster. Vicky Neale is one of them. 
Vicky Neale 
27 November, 2019 
